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Chapter 2 - Using Silica Fume in Concrete
Improving Durability

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Silica-fume concrete has been used in a variety of applications where increased abrasion resistance is the goal. Far a given aggregate, abrasion resistance increases directly with compressive strength.

The first major publicly-bid silica fume project in the United States was for the repair of abrasion-erosion damage at a Corps of Engineers dam. That project is shown on the next few slides.